The eagerly awaited first meeting between Joe Biden in his role as US president and China’s leader Xi Jinping is on the horizon. US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel from Washington to the Chinese port city of Tianjin next week to meet her counterpart Xie Feng. This was reported by the South China Morning Post on Wednesday. The meeting is meant to prepare for a later meeting between the two foreign ministers, Antony Blinken and Wang Yi, which in turn is seen as a prerequisite for the summit between the two leaders. Under discussion is a meeting between the world’s two most powerful men at the G20 summit in Rome in October.
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